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Feb 7, 2013 6:00am EST
but nato says they cannot confirm. >> thank you. >> president obama is joining hundreds of political and religious leaders at the washington prayer breakfast. >> kerry washington stops by "katie" for a chat and will have a big surprise. >> there was a power ball winner. >> you have a chance to get up close and personal with oscar. when the golden statute makes an appearance at the la meridien hotel in dallas -- in arlington tonight between 5-7. let's check in with adam caskey. >> not a bad today, a typical february morning, 32 degrees here in rockville. mostly cloudy conditions today with high temperatures around 40 degrees and tonight we could see a brief and let wintry mix especially northwest of washington. it does not look like a big deal. it is just a glancing blow from the storm system that will affect new england once we get through tomorrow, we have a beautiful weekend to look forward to. >> breezy conditions will be the only issue on saturday. otherwise, lots of sunshine and 41 degrees and 49 by sunday. a good chance of rain on monday and then again on wednesday. >> let's st
ABC
Feb 7, 2013 5:30pm EST
facebook and twitter. abc 2news. >> all right. thank you. >>> the obama administration is under fire for its drone attack is he. a unnamed strike killed a terrorist leader but that leader was an american citizen who was killed without trial or testimony. we have the latest. >> reporter: before the confirmation hearing started, demonstrators went to protest the cia's use of drone strikes. >> killing kids halfway across the world. >> reporter: he is the president's choice to be the head of the cia and he is a chief architect of the drone program. it wasn't just the protesters, lawmakers also demanded answers the obama administration about the more than 300drone strikes. i have been calling and others have been calling, the vice chairman and i on the use of targets for increased transparency for over a year. >> reporter: specifically the chair said she wants information on the number of civilian deaths that result from drone strikes but has been denied because it's a secret program. >> i think that thinking, is long gone. >> reporter: earlier this week a unclassified document said ame
CSPAN
Feb 7, 2013 5:00pm EST
that it because decision that brennan made? caller: brennan and obama together. >> thank you for checking in. you can take a look on facebook and the hashtag is brennan. we're going to give you a chance to see the entire hearing at 8:00 p.m. we're going to take you to president obama speaking to democrats in leesburg, virginia. we're getting a preview to the state of the union for next week he talked about gun control and immigration. it is about 20 minutes. [cheers and applause] >> thank you. fired up? let me just say to all of the leaders gathered here today, because we are here as leaders for the 310 million americans who cannot be in washington every day to cast votes, to change this country for the better. they have asked us, they have given us the privilege to do that for them. we're hear, minds focused, sleeves rolled up, because we know we have work to do. we know we need to have a leader of this country who is ready to get to work. my friends, i don't think there is any doubt in november, the american people decided they knew who they wanted to be their leader for the next four years. [c
FOX
Feb 7, 2013 5:00am EST
the d.c. bridge. >>> thank you. president obama agrees to release a classified document providing the permission for drone strikes. >> live on capitol hill with the details. >> reporter: john has been described the architect of this drone strike. it has launched precision a ttacks on al-qaida targets even american citizens. president obama's pick is the former chief counter-terrorism advisor. under his watch, he became the first american for death in yemen for a drone strike. an unclassified memo says it's legal for the government to kill u.s. citizens aboard if they believe they're in al- qaida even if there's not an eminent a ttack. there is bipartisan concern about the program. >> here you have a senior unaccountable official who makes the determination that recent activities lead him to conclude someone is a threat and you can send a drone to kill them. i am troubled any time government is as nontransparent as this. >> we conduct those strikes because they're necessary to mitigate threats and prevent future attacks and these strikes are ethical and they are wise. >> president
NBC
Feb 6, 2013 5:30pm PST
of our torn-up shoreline. thanks. >>> president obama made an interesting choice for interior secretary today, nominating sally jewel to replace the outgoing ken salazar. jewel is ceo of rei, the outdoor outfitter. she hasn't worked in government but was a chemical engineer for mobile and a banker in her earlier career. she'll oversee half a million federal acres. the president said she once took a month-long hike in the mountains of antarctica. the president confessed as a native hawaiian, given the cold, it's something that would never occur to him. >>> the outgoing defense secretary said to students in a speech to georgetown, today, leon panetta warned of huge budget cuts looming for the pentagon if congress doesn't act. and he had some choice words for both sides blaming each for to reach an agreement to avoid cuts to our military. also generally what's happened lately to washington. >> thank you very much. this is not a game. this is reality. these steps would seriously damage a fragile american economy, and they would degrade our ability to respond to crisis, precisely at a time o
CBS
Feb 6, 2013 11:00pm EST
molestina, wusa9. >> thanks, kenny. >>> tonight joe biden continued the obama's administration push for gun control. speaking at a democratic retreat, biden acknowledged there are no easy solutions. >> we all know there is no single answer to ensure this will never happen again. a mass shooting like newtown or aurora or tucson or oak creek. well, if we have to act, we have to act rationally and do whatever we can to diminish the possibility of this ever happening again. >> president obama is expected to speak at that retreat tomorrow. and former president bill clinton is scheduled to speak on friday. >>> a popular georgetown food shop closed up tonight after a complaint. the department of health says it found rats, roaches and mice infestation at dean and deluca. and we spoke with the store employee, and he wouldn't commit. investigative reporter russ ptacek is digging for more details, and he'll bring them to you tomorrow at 11:00 along with the rest of the week's food alerts and closures. >>> there are reports tonight about a merger deal between american airlines and us airways. it's expe
ABC
Feb 10, 2013 11:00pm EST
on that in just a few minutes. >> thanks so much. president barack obama will deliver his state of the union address. gun control is one of the issues he's expected to talk about. tom ramsey joins me with what some local people are hoping to hear. >> these are nervous times around the dc area because the looming big budget cuts of the government could hurt the local economy. we asked them, what do you want to hear from the president? after spending time on issues from guns to gay rights to immigration, the president is expected on tuesday night to focus largely on one thing. >> the economy will be central. >> people like lisa claiborne want to hear something that will increase optimism. >> consumer confidence is huge. if people do not feel confident they will not go and buy something. >> the president is expected to talk about the sequestration battle -- across the board cuts will hit march 1 if he and congress cannot reach a alternative. it will likely hit the dc area harder than anybody -- anywhere else. democrats predict nationwide job losses. >> 600,000 people out of work. this will incr
PBS
Feb 6, 2013 6:00pm EST
, along one part of our torn-up shoreline. thanks. >>> president obama made an interesting choice for interior secretary today, nominating sally jewel to replace the outgoing ken salazar. jewel is ceo of rei, the outdoor outfitter. she hasn't worked in government but was a chemical engineer for mobile and a banker in her earlier career. she'll oversee half a million federal acres. the president said she once took a month-long hike in the mountains of antarctica. the president confessed as a native hawaiian, given the cold, something would never occur to him. >>> the outgoing defense secretary said to students in a speech, leon panetta warned of huge budget cuts looming for the pentagon if congress doesn't act. and he had had some choice words for both sides blaming each for to reach an agreement to avoid cuts to our military. also generally what's happened lately to washington. >> thank you very much. this is not a game. this is reality. these steps would seriously damage a fragile american economy, and they would degrade our ability to respond to crisis, precisely at a time of ri
MSNBC
Feb 6, 2013 10:00am EST
force and retaining a happier, heldier, more productive work force. >> thanks so much for coming on the program. >>> we learned that president obama is planning his visit to israel this spring. it will be his first trip there since becoming president. the decision raises the prospect of a new u.s. push to restart the middle east peace prospect. the president has had a somewhat testy relationship with prime minister benjamin netanyahu. the president will also visit the west bank and jordan as well to continue his work with the palestinian authority and jordianian officials. [ male announcer ] how about v8 v-fusion. a full serving of vegetables, a full serving of fruit. but what you taste is the fruit. so even you... could've had a v8. or treat gas with these after you get it. now that's like sunblock before or sun burn cream later. oh, somebody out there's saying, now i get it! take beano before and there'll be no gas. i'm maria, and i have diabetic nerve pain. i felt like my feet were going to sleep. it was like pins and needles sticking in your toes and in your feet. it progress
ABC
Feb 8, 2013 4:30am EST
now. when is the best day? i will have that story and more coming up in the next hour. >> thank you. we are looking at 33 degrees outside. >> learn how michelle obama plans to honor a teenager from chicago who was killed about one week after taking part in the inaugural parade. >> welcome back. a live look outside it. the rain is still coming down. >> you want to get started a little bit early today because of the rain. especially if you're west of the metro area toward the blue ridge. serious weather coming down there. a winter weather advisory in effect just outside of the district. toward how -- howard county and loudoun county. snow coming down at this hour in places like winchester. go ahead and send me a tweet and tell me if you are getting snow or sleet or a little bit of everything. it is just ran in d.c. and everywhere off to the east. accumulation can be expected. well under 1 inch. 34 degrees is your temperature in washington. 32 and winchester. when your at the freezing mark, it could give little dicey. our forecast for today, light rain for the metro. a winter mex. ever
NBC
Feb 6, 2013 4:00am EST
. >> thanks, bill. >>> an odd couple pairing hopes the obama plan takes shape. >>> plus, a federally funded video crossed t line from training tool to copycat ad? "early today" is back in two minutes. >>> good morning, welcome back. here are some stories making news this morning. president obama's building support for his immigration support plan. he's meeting labors of business and activist groups at the white house. the president will make visit t spring. president obama is also planning to make stops on the west bank of jordan. >>> this is day two of iranian president mahmoud ahmadinejad to egypt. the first by an iranian leader in 30 years. at one point he had to leave the mosque when a protester threw a shoe at him. >>> and a mock shooting at school. using it it too dramatic too soon after sandy hook. >>> some lawmakers want to limit governor cuomo's use of his powers. steven mclaughlin said he rejected it the day it was used. >> if that's not dictatorial, i don't know what is. hitler would be proud. mussolini would be proud of what we did here. moscow would be proud but that's not demo
NBC
Feb 8, 2013 5:00pm EST
for a moratorium on the use of drones by law enforcement. jim? >>> richard, thank you. president obama is praising defense secretary leon panetta tonight. he spoke at the military's farewell tribute today in virginia and credited panetta with accomplishing one of his administration's greatest achievements. >> your leadership of the cia will forever be remembered for the blows that we struck against al qaeda and perhaps the greatest intelligence success in american history. delivering justice to osama bin laden. president obama nominated former nebraska senator chuck hagel to replace panetta. the senate recently postponed its vote on hagel's nomination. >>> we hope you are not heading to the northeast region. you can't get there at this point, right, doug? >> you really can't. i-95 not looking too bad. new york city, a lot of wet roadways, the snow coming down. not too heavy now. it's expected to increase over the next couple of hours. our weather, not bad here either just yet. over the next few hours, our weather will deteriorate as the winds pick up. 42 degrees right now. a few showers around. mo
NBC
Feb 11, 2013 5:00am EST
. thank you. >> president obama also continues to clash are republicans over september's deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi libya. south carolina senator lindsey graham is threatening to hold up senate confirmations of the president's picks to lead the pentagon and cia unless the white house releases more information about the attack. the obama administration has not commented on graham's threat. >>> jury selection begins in the trial of a man federal agents call one. most dangerous men ever in prince george's county. prosecutors say jason scott killed two mothers and daughters in 2009. scott is already serving time for a crime spree that police say included burglaries, home invasions and a sexual assault. they say he used the computer at the ups facility where he worked to target his victims. >>> new developments in the murder case of a 15-year-old chicago teen gunned down after performing at an inauguration event in d.c. two people are in custody in chicago for questioning of the murder of hadiya pendleton. she was shot a mile away from the familiar -- the two suspects w
CSPAN
Feb 8, 2013 10:30pm EST
commander in chief, president barack obama. [applause] >> thank you. please be seated. in the years between the world wars, a young married couple in italy packed up what few belongings that they had and boarded a boat for a new world. they passed under the statute of liberty, and went through the lines of ellis island. carmelo and cramelina panetta had no money and spoke little english. but they had a dream of a better life. they worked hard. they went west to california. they started a family and taught their sons that if they studied and worked, if they gave back to this country, that they too could share in the american dream, so today we pay tribute to their son, leon panetta, a man who has not simply lived up to the american dream, but has helped to protect it for all of us. leon, our presence here today, members of congress, deputy secretary carter, general dempsy, and members of the joint chiefs, service secretaries, and the men and women of the greatest military that the world has ever known, all this is a reflection of our personal appreciation to you and the gratitude of a nation
NBC
Feb 5, 2013 6:00am EST
countries. president obama will meet separately with labor and progressive leaders. it's definitely a big issue. this is certainly not the end but i think the beginning. aaron, back to you. >> courtney reagan, at cnbc, thank you. >>> time for weather and traffic on the 1s. no snow. are we getting a warmup, toe? it seems like we'll get better weather. >> warming to near average temperatures. >> near average. >> snow lovers have been doing a lot of laundry, washing our crying towels. again, overnight, we didn't get much at all of snow. first light of day, there's the last light of last evening. a wonderful photo at sunset taken in rockville by one of our viewers. are your weather and nature pics to weather at nbcwashington.com. there's had the first light of day spreading over the potomac river and national airport. live view from the hd city camera. all cloudy at reagan national. it's 35 degrees. we've got a light breeze coming this out of the north, northeast. the snow zipped north of us. did not leave any accumulation. we've got a few sprinkles of light rain this area in green. eastern p
CBS
Feb 8, 2013 11:00pm EST
the hash tag, obama quester. >> it goes on and on. thank you. still ahead, you have to see the video that had all of us laughing tonight. a nine-year-old who is really excited about the weather and we mean really excited. watch out, top. >> topper jr. all right, remember the kansas man who donated sperm to a lesbian cup and will now he is being sued for child support? we had questions for this, so we spent debra to a local sperm bank to find out what you need to know before you >>> it was the kind of news story that makes you say, huh? a kansas man that donated sperm is now being slapped with child support. >> this story generated tons of questions, so we sent debra to get some answers. i'm hoping you got some. >> i definitely have a few. william of topeka, kansas, answered a craigslist ad and donated sperm to a lesbian couple. fast forward, that couple is no longer together, they filed for welfare and the state hits up him for money. if you are left scratching your head, we went to one of the top sperm banks for answers. >> what's the biggest misconception about that whole news
FOX
Feb 6, 2013 7:00am EST
to you. >> all right, melanie. thank you very much. >>> president obama's pick to head the cia. a justice department memo leaked yesterday outlined the justification for killing american citizens without a trial if they are working with al-qaida. learning about a secret u.s. drone base first reported by the new york times. did not object to water boarding al-qaida terrorists though now he opposes that technique. >> fbi is combing over -- investigators have revealed they found two explosive devices on the suspect's property. one was in the ventilation pipe authorities were using to communicate with that man. the other was inside the bunker. dykes was killed by swat agents as they engaged in a fire fight as they stormed the bunker and rescued the boy. >> the murder case heads back to court in dc. a judge will hold a hearing to decide if the media should have documents related to secret hearings. the meetings allegedly focused on an issue with trial witness. convicted of killing levy back in 2010. >> also today a possible plea hearing for a man accused of shooting a security guard at the fam
NBC
Feb 4, 2013 6:00pm EST
, as long as it's done by someone who is fair. live in northwest, pat collins, news4. >> thank you, pat. >>> president obama has just landed in washington after a trip today in an effort to garner public support for reform of gun laws. >>> president obama needed a pitch for gun control in minneapolis today. >> if there's even one thing we can do once did y want -- louse in 2011 avalanching several in addition tills. >> but in a roundtable discussion, the mayor told the president he needs help. president obama wants lawmakers to -- and limits to high-capacity magazines. >> we don't have to agree on everything to agree it's time to do something. >> mr. obama wants congress to act while memories remain fresh. >> the advisers are making the argument that the political landscape has changed since newtown. this campaign will test that theory. >> quinnipiac university recently polled voters in three states, virginia, new jersey and pennsylvania. 90% said they support wider background checks. harry reid just got behind background checks. he said the senate will likely introduce a gun bill next
NBC
Feb 11, 2013 12:00pm EST
in stone but we are drying out the rest of tonight and nice tomorrow but: president barack obama -- but cool and breezy. a busy weekend, just stay attuned to the weather. >> thank you for joining us for 11 news at noon. >> watch tonight at 5:00. have a great day.
FOX
Feb 7, 2013 9:00am EST
in just a moment. tony, back to you. >> thank you, sir. the big story this morning, president obama agrees to release a classified document providing the rational for drone strikes targeting american terrorism suspects overseas. >> the legal memo will no doubt be a hot topic during today's confirmation hearing for the new cia director. melanie alnwick is live on capitol hill with the details now. good morning. >> reporter: good morning once again. john brennan is described as the architect of that drone program. this is a force of remotely controlled planes that have launched hundreds of targeted strikes against al-qaida targets even americans. president obama's nominee to head the cia is the former ief white house counter terrorism advisor under his watch. became the first american targeted for death by u.s. drone strikes in yemen. his son and another american killed weeks later. an unclassified memo leaked this week says it is legal for the government to kill u.s. citizens abroad if he believes there are leaders engaged in operations aimed at killing americans even if there's no evidenc
CSPAN
Feb 4, 2013 10:00am EST
, a job well done, the nation is grateful, the world is grateful, thank you hillary clinton, and back to two per team. thank you. [applause] -- and thank you to her team. also, i want to thank president obama for his trust in me to take on this awesome task and for his trust in every single one of you and what you do every single day. i think it is beyond fair to say that this president's vision and what he has implemented from your efforts over the course of the last years without any question, has restored america's reputation and place in the world and we thank you for what you have done to do that. [applause] i said the other day at the hearings, if any of you had a chance to see any of it -- i said the senate was in my blood and it is after 28 + is. but it is also true that foreign service is in my genes and everything we do here is. i have a sister who worked for most of her career in new york at the un and most recently at the un mission. my wife, who was born in mozambique, and you will see here on wednesday, speaks five languages. at some location, she did translating but wor
ABC
Feb 4, 2013 4:30am EST
purple. >> we are going to claim purple. go ravens. thank you so much. it is 4:39 i now. auntie six degrees. >> we both have it on. still to come, president obama let's welcome back. 4:41. it is a cold monday as we look at the cityscape of washington d.c. and the washington monument in the background. all is why it. here in the weather center with jacqui. id the numbers to saving? -- are the numbers d.c.? >>-- decieving? >> a lovely cooler than average. kind of a calm day. a typical winter day. 22 in bethesda. 23 in leesburg. 25 and gainesville. we do have a windchill factor. you can see it, it feels like 24 in d.c. but look at ellis. down to 12 -- dulles, down to 12. we will see some sunshine this morning, but in increasing cloudiness throughout the day. high temperatures only in the middle to upper 30's at best. snow showers are on the way by the latter half of our commute. we could start to see some flurries. that really is between 8:00 p.m. and 2:00 a.m. another dusting. it just does not want to go away. we will season changes coming line in your seven-day forecast. now it is t
NBC
Feb 11, 2013 6:00am EST
will resign as of february 28th. at the live desk, angie goff, news 4. >>> thank you, angie. president obama will honor a hero from the war in afghanistan. he'll award this man the medal of honor. he and his fellow soldiers battled hundreds of taliban fighters for more than 12 hours in 2009. eight americans died. romesha will be the only third living member to receive the medal of honor. >>> authorities in california are preparing for another day of searching for a suspected killer. police in los angeles are offering $1 million for information on christopher dorner, an ex-police officer accused of murdering three people. officers surrounding a home improvement store yesterday after someone reported seeing dorner there. investigators believe he's targeting other lapd officers as a revenge plot after he was fired a few years ago. >> 50 lapd families that have not only security but surveillance in and around their neighborhoods. these 50 lapd families are tar fets of dorner's and likely victim. >> the lapd announced it would reopen its investigation into dorner's firing in 2008. >>> the concern
FOX
Feb 5, 2013 10:00pm EST
looked to the president of the united states for support in achieving full democracy. >> i want to thank you, mr. president obama for displaying our taxation without representation license plates. >> reporter: on the touchy issue of ethics the mayor spoke of procurement reform in contracting practices even as he remains under the cloud of a federal investigation where three of his campaign workers have pleaded guilty to campaign corruption. as for reaction to this speech, there was this. >> look where the city is moving, how the city is moving forward both fiscally. we're fiscally sound. we're the envy of many city ofs in america. >> the -- cities in america. >> the big pronouncement the mayor would like to build 10,000 new units of affordable housing in the district. it's never too late to hear that. >> reporter: mayor gray's vision for this future includes new opportunities for startup businesses and tech companies. he says he also wants to try to stop the flooding in bloomingdale. he's got two more years. >> karen gray houston tonight. >>> the pentagon extending some benefits to sam
ABC
Feb 7, 2013 5:00am EST
. >> thank you. now. the republican speaker of the house has ruled against the gop in redistricting .lan they would redraw states and its clients. republicans rushed to the a veteranrough while wask democratic leader obama'sg president inauguration. that will set off a firestorm democrats.e they threatened to block of votes on key initiatives. bill bolling says that he's big announcement next month. virginia lieutenant governor should markople for march 14.s last fall to abandon his quest nomination in the governor's race. he left open the possibility of an independent run for governor republican attorney .eneral ken cuccinelli >> strong aftershocks are being felt in the solomon islands as a to reachstruggle villages babbage by a powerful earthquake and tsunami. at least nine people died when a magnitude 8.0 quake set off a tsunami in the eastern of the south pacific island chain. several people are still missing. homes were either . >> ed or destroyed 5:18 rainout. to check in with jacqui. strong system moving up to the north. yes, that's right. snow lovers might be taking a in the bost
NBC
Feb 7, 2013 4:30am EST
the newscast. back to you. >> all right. thanks. >>> it could be a grueling day for president obama's pick to head the cia. john brennan will face tough questions from democrats and republicans during his confirmation hearing. brennan, who is the president's chief counterterrorism adviser now, is under scrutiny for the administration's use of drone strikes to kill suspected terrorists overseas. the senate intelligence committee will also likely grill him over his support for the bush administration's interrogation policies. brennan served in the cia under president george w. bush. >>> today is defense secretary leon panetta's turn to answer questions about september's deadly attack in benghazi, libya. he and the chairman of the joint chiefs will testify before the senate armed services committee. they will discuss the results of the defense department's internal review of the attack on the u.s. consulate. four americans were killed there including ambassador chris stevens. >>> the threat of huge budget cuts next smooth forcing the pentagon to make a drastic move this morning. defense secre
NBC
Feb 9, 2013 7:00am EST
on to your hats. >> four more updates on the blizzard of 2013 coming up. >> we'll look for that. thanks. >>> president obama is gearing up for another fight with congressional lawmakers. this one over the impending sweeping spending cuts that could have a major effect on you. kristen welker's at the white house. good morning. >> reporter: erica, good morning to you. senior administration officials say president obama will spend the weekend working on his state of the union address. it's a speech that will focus largely on the economy and the middle class. this as washington gets closer to yet another potential economic crisis. amy baca ohlert is a high school counselor from colorado. she's traveled to washington with other educators with a message to congress. >> the time when we are looking at ways to keep our schools safer, these across-the-board cuts would impact those positions and those people who keep our schools safe. >> reporter: she's talking about the so-called sequester. $85 billion in spending cuts set to kick in march 1. meant to be so egregious that lawmakers would have to
FOX
Feb 6, 2013 6:00am EST
. >> thank you very much. >>> still ahead, president obama calls for a short-term budget fix but how is his plan sitting with republicans this morning. a live report from capitol hill is coming up. >> and mayor vincent gray outlined his planned for the district last night. we'll tell you what is on the table. plus the caps just can't seem to get it together. so is it time to panic? dave ross will join me for the morning line after the break.  >>> welcome back to fox 5 morning news. it is 6:29 right now. live look outside over the washington, d.c. region on wednesday, february 6th. is that right? i can't see. i've been saying it all morning. i should know it by now. i do know it is 2013 and it is cold outside and that february is normally the coldest time of the year. and we usually get snow. this is the snowiest month of the year. >> yeah, we'll see what happens. maybe we will get a little bit late thursday and early friday. let's get to the forecast for this morning. was that reagan national? >> i think so. >> i couldn't tell. >> it is hard to see. our monitors are right here under the c
ABC
Feb 5, 2013 5:30pm PST
right, jonathan karl reporting in from the white house. thank you, jon. >>> and a few notes about overseas tonight. president obama announced today he will travel to israel, the west bank and to jordan this spring. and that will be his first trip there since taking office. >>> and this image out of egypt today. president mahmoud ahmadinejad in cairo. the first time in 30 years an iranian leader has been welcomed there. the two countries cut ties after the iranian revolution in 1979. >>> and back here at home, wall street called to account today. the federal government and 16 states declared a kind of legal war on s&p, the huge ratings agency. they are now accused of helping trigger the biggest financial meltdown in recent times. and abc's senior justice correspondent pierre thomas has that story. >> reporter: rebecca hiramoto and her husband were among the millions of americans devastated when the housing market collapsed in 2008. the value of their home, their prime investment, cratered. >> if i think about it too much, it makes me sick. $500,000 in two years? it's like -- are yo
CBS
Feb 7, 2013 5:00am EST
're getting stuff done. it will make the ultimate job easier. >> thank you, jess. >>> for the first time president obama has nominate add woman to fill one of his second term cabinet openings. that story coming up. >> another one of the president's nominees is facing some tough questions or will face tough questions coming up today on capitol hill. >> ahead in sports, the wizards stay in the win column by ruining someone else's winning streak. we'll have highlights when we come back. >>> welcome back. 5:09. we have a chilly morning. lots of 20s out there. it's not going to be nearly as nice as yesterday. some of you may see a sprinkle before the day is over. here's a look at the day planner with temperatures getting into the upper 30s. that's it in some of our northern suburbs to 44 down south. perhaps a peek or two of sun. a cloudy afternoon. look for a high of 41 in d.c. rain moves in tonight. might have a wintry mix with it. i'll tell you all about that coming up in a few minutes. right now over to monika with timesaver traffic. >>> here's what it looks like on the beltway near landov
CSPAN
Feb 7, 2013 7:00am EST
, so i would like to say thank you to mr. president obama, as he did something for the child. he was thinking for other people also. we need immigration reform right now. it is good for the economy and everything. host: where are you from originally? guest: i, sir. host: thank you for calling in -- i, sir -- india, sir. host: thank you for calling. guest: we have millions of immigrants that have dug deep into the society, have children , have done essential work for the society, love the country and want to be fully part of it. the moral test of this debate is do we ensure that there is a real, clear and fair path to citizenship and the country would be stronger for it. host: i want to read three final tweaks, and we will interview this with senator jeff flake. michelle says the us ability to integrate immigrants into our social fabric used to be one of our strongest attributes, said to see the theater. what difference does citizenship make when illegals are treated like special guest, and james said no chance the democrats are going to make any deal that improves the way hispani
MSNBC
Feb 6, 2013 8:00am PST
and afghanistan. arguably the obama team has done an excellent job of keeping the american people safe. >> sir, it's always great to see you. thank you. >> good to be with you. >>> speaking of the president's cabinet, there are some new details that are emerging. a white house official says president obama will nominate sally jewel as secretary of the interior. she is the chief executive of outdoor company recreational equipment inc., rei. word that the congressional black caucus wants president obama to nominate james clyburn. she says a letter to the white house making the recommendation because he has worked on several transportation issues. so if you have a flat tire, dead battery, need a tow or lock your keys in the car, geico's emergency roadside assistance is there 24/7. oh dear, i got a flat tire. hmmm. uh... yeah, can you find a take where it's a bit more dramatic on that last line, yeah? yeah i got it right here. someone help me!!! i have a flat tire!!! well it's good... good for me. what do you think? geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. >>> on
CBS
Feb 11, 2013 5:00pm EST
. >> interesting story, mike. thank you. others considering the job include council chairman jerry walker, vice chairman, mike gressor and steve schuh. >>> president obama's state of the union will be familiar to his speech at his inauguration. >> reporter: when president obama gives his state of the union address he will be focused on the economy. >> the core he has placed on these speeches will remain the same which is the need to make the economy work for the middle class. >> reporter: in his second inaugural address, the president highlighted immigration reform and gun control. but with unemployment still hoovering around 8%, democrats are eager to hear the president's plan for getting americans back to work. republicans have been keeping their emphasis on jobs and the economy. >> the sooner we begin to address our physical problem. i think the sooner the economy will begin to increase. >> reporter: as part of his economic message the president is expected to ask lawmakers to invest in education. the nation's crumbling infrastructure and clean energy.
NBC
Feb 4, 2013 11:00pm EST
celebrating his birthday. tonight, president obama called director muler to compliment the work today and commended coordination between federal and local law enforcement. become to you. >> thank you. local care giver arrested for abuse inside a maryland group home. police say she attacked a disabled man and encouraged a rez didn resident to join in and fight caught on video. erica gonzalez from columbia, maryland, with some disturbing video. erica. >> doreen, at one point, in the video, the woman, the manager of this group home here in columbia, maryland even threatens to kill the victim. 57-year-old donna everett is out of jail after posting $100,000 bond charged with multiple counts off sacount s of assault. the following video may be disturbing. >> reporter: taken inside the columbia group home that if relt managed and uploaded to youtube. police say last friday, emerge incorporated the company that runs the home for developmental, physical and mental health facilities called authorities and told them about the video. police showed up hours later and arrested everett whom you see
CNN
Feb 4, 2013 6:00am PST
't. >> ray lewis was lip syncing. she was singing. he was lip syncing. >> he was trying. don lemon, thanks so much. that was a lot of fun. >>> just before the game, barack obama weighed in on the showdown away from the football field. the boy scouts of america could announce as early as today the end to a ban on openly gay members. in an interview with cnn, the president talks about why he feels changing that policy is so important. >> carol, my attitude is that gays and lesbians should have access and opportunity the same way everybody else does in every institution and walk of life. the scouts are a great institution that are promoting young people and exposing them to opportunities and leadership that will serve people for the rest of their lives, and i think that nobody should be barred from that. >> joining me now is peter spriggs, senior fellow with the family research council. good morning. >> good morning, carol. >> peter, your group and many others bought some ad time in "usa today." what are you saying in that ad? >> well, we're encouraging the boy scouts to stand firm by the timele
CSPAN
Feb 4, 2013 12:00pm EST
. thank you. [applause] also, i want to thank president obama for his trust in me to take on this awesome task and for his trust in every single one of you and what you do every single day. i think it is beyond fair to say that this president's vision and what he has implemented from your efforts over the course of the last years without any question, has restored america's reputation and place in the world and we thank you for what you have done to do that. [applause] i said the other day at the hearings, if any of you had a chance to see any of it -- i said the senate was in my blood and it is after 28 + is. but it is also true that foreign service is in my genes and everything we do here is. i have a sister who worked for most of her career in new york at the un and most recently at the un mission. my wife, who was born in mozambique, and you will see here on wednesday, speaks five languages. at some location, she did translating but worked mostly with the un trusteeship council and as powerful beliefs in the mission of this great department and usaid. and my father, as was mentioned,
FOX
Feb 6, 2013 6:00am EST
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CBS
Feb 11, 2013 4:30am EST
and rihanna paying tribute to bob marley. back to you. >> theresa garcia in los angeles. thanks. >>> coming up on the "morning news," confirmation site. a republican senator threatens to delay a vote on two of president obama's appointees in order to get answers about the terror attack in benghazi. >>> and later compact cars go high tech. we'll show you why microcars are becoming a big hit in japan. add a pop of color to your everyday look. new almay intense i-color bold nudes. a neutral palette with a pop of color that makes my green eyes stand out. and there's one for every eye color. [ female announcer ] ready to mix things up with lean cuisine? try our entrees, snacks and new salads. wild salmon with basil, garlic chicken spring rolls and now salads, like asian-style chicken. enjoy 100 delicious varieties under 400 calories. lean cuisine. >> every year we pick a new city to explore. >> but, thanks to hotwire, this year we got to take an extra trip, because they get us ridiculously low prices on really nice hotels and car rentals. >> so we hit boston in th
CSPAN
Feb 8, 2013 7:00am EST
for walter. caller: yes, ma'am. hello? thank you for taking my call. i appreciate it. i sit here and i remember president obama before he was mr. obama said water boarding is torture and terrible and we will raise and elevate the way we treat people. that different countries will respect us again. now he is turning around and not just water boarding them but telling american people that if there are american citizens in foreign countries, i am just going to kill them. i will not try them or bring them up on charges or do any of that. i would just wax them. it just opens a whole new can of worms of shredding the constitution and just another example of people in power that abuse power and think they are above the law. and i don't understand how they can do it and justify it. as far as secrecy, the government has been keeping secrets from us ever since the beginning of time. when the people fear the government, you have terry -- when the government fears the people, you have democracy. of this land is slowly being destroyed by big business and a large conglomerate of power groups and we
FOX
Feb 6, 2013 5:00am EST
way to achieve true deficit reduction. we do expect that president obama will probably discuss this with senate democrats when they meet up today in annapolis for their annual retreat. >> thank you. >>> d.c. mayor vincent gray described the ski as a success story during his third annual state of the district address. last night's speech was held at the 16th and i historic synagogue in northwest. the mayor rolls off a number of achievements that he says proved the dribbing is well on its way to being a big league world class city. he touted a drop in crime, a 3% drop in up employment and unprecedented development. >> the droix is booming with new businesses, new development and newly revitalized neighborhoods. -- the district is booming. >> all of this economic activity has created 28,000 new private sector jobs in the past two years. -- the district is well on its way to being a big world class city. >>> coming up next, a look at what is making headlines around the world this morning. >> iran's controversial president meeting with another leader wrapped up in controversy as wel
ABC
Feb 8, 2013 7:00am EST
of authorities. >> jonathan karl in washington. thank you for that. >>> the obama administration's controversial drone program targeting american suspects could soon be regulated by a new court if some senators get their way. that possibility has been raised following testimony by john brennan, the president's nominee to head the cia. brennan defended the strikes, saying they're launched only as a last resort against suspects planning attacks against the united states. >>> we learned the u.s. was closer to intervening in syria's civil war than previously thought. outgoing secretary leon panetta has said that he and former secretary of state, hillary clinton, wanted to arm the rebels trying to topple dictator bashar al assad. but the white house said no, fearing the weapons could fall into the wrong hands. >>> in florida, a close call for a bartender there. a suv through a front window. quick reaction. jumping over the bar. maybe just saved his life. neither he nor the driver was seriously hurt. >>> finally, a guy that's literally living on the edge. look at this skateboarder. it's a viral video,
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